The ball came out and after a video review of nearly three minutes, Abreu was credited with a two-run homer that gave the White Sox a 7-2 lead Tuesday night.
In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.
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The way Adam Eaton sees it, there’s a benefit to Jose Abreu’s fast start beyond the Cuban slugger’s home runs and RBIs.
Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.